2H against the enemy? and offer them a determined resistance as if yon are fighting for stakes. Strike the enemy boldly in his face so as to demonstrate your manliness. Bring glory (to us) by turning them back (from the field of battle)." ;The Narapati) encouraged his ministers and nobles in several ways. Then he caused to be brought from thejamadar- khana (wardrobe) suitable cloths (such as) lace-embroidered jaladahari-kimujqfina* jackets (kudata), mantles stuffed with cotton (dagali), double shawls made of (satin) ^ fezare, costly stuffs of various colours, shawls of saffron, crimson,^ rose, and white. Bandar prints, sakalati^ sultani, and green woollen stuffs, Jc€tlasiyadade...safeda durangi broad cloth,§ jamedarisfi laced trousers and turbans, iukumabanduks^ embroidered cloths (?), upper vests with flower patterns, and turbans; pearl and AaKH-crests, necklaces, bangles set with gems, mohana- malas\\, pendants, and buadalas (ear-rings) set with the nine kinds of gems, and other valuable jewels ; and the weapons of thirty-two kinds such as shield, sword, discus, bow and arrows, najra,** bhia^ivala^ lance, club, goad, etc., which he distributed among them, and persuaded them in spirited, dignified, witty and sweet words (to fight). Next he paid the annual and monthly allowances for their families as becoming their position, and sent them home. Then the Narapati, the hero of the heroes, sat in council with the seven councillors, * Meaning not intelligible. Silk and embroidered vests aad jacket! — £0, Jf.v p. 173. f Meaning not intelligible. § S&fZd means white ; durangi is two coloured; but as the meaning of th« ous words is not clear, it is not po«ible to know what kind of cloth is referred ohere. $ Meaning is not known. 1 A kind of mantle which is fastened at the waist by a button. | Chains worn rouad the neck ; from »5Aatffs=lov«, 0*S/a=chain— /.0.£f., p. #3. ** A. serpentine weapon. tfr An arrow or shaft discharged from a tube.